Lead Technical Engineer - WAN/LAN Infrastructure

National Grid • Waltham, MA 02454

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

About the Position:

We are currently looking for a WAN/LAN Technical Engineer to join the Network Infrastructure Services team and support collecting information from the network that will be used to review and adjust future plans for architectures and product roadmaps for National Grid's corporate Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN) infrastructure and Wireless Network Infrastructure and Wireless Infrastructure.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

* The WAN/LANWAN/LAN Technical Engineer works with vendors, partners and service delivery team to review network performance, availability and services outages and provide reports that will be used as input for new requirements for service and architecture improvements considering WAN, LAN and WiFi supporting National Grid business requirements.

* This position is responsible to provide the specialized technical skills and knowledge for the network performance review, upgrading, configuring and maintaining the WAN/LAN/WiFi infrastructure.

* The WAN/LAN Technical Engineer collects data from production environment and from partners operating the Network Infrastructure. Information will support a design review process where business requirements and new technical solutions will be proposed to be applied towards the network development roadmap. The WAN/LAN Technical Engineer is also responsible for data collection and review of the WAN/LAN/WiFi infrastructure performance and oversight of the implementation and operation of these services.

Knowledge &Experience Required:

* Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

* Substantial experience in Service Delivery / Service Strategist disciplines in a complex multi-vendor environment.

* Cisco CCNA/CCNP Routing and Switching certification is desirable

* LAN/WAN Engineering and Operations

* WiFi Engineering and Operations

* Has thorough knowledge of network infrastructure and understanding of software defined networking.

* Physical device provisioning and cabling techniques and standards

* Tools for Network Performance Monitoring and End to End Service Assurance as Dynatrace, AppDynamics.

* The role is technical in nature. The candidate must be well versed in networking technologies such as Cisco, software defined networking, network routing, network security (ACLs, firewalls, TrustSec), WLAN Controller, LAN/WAN/WLAN management, automation and monitoring tools, QOS and physical network cabling , as they relate to systems being developed and delivered but equally in the design and delivery of infrastructure roadmaps.

National Grid is an equalopportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge,experience and expertise. We foster aculture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performanceto the communities we serve. NationalGrid is proud to be an affirmative action employer, committed to providingequal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment without regard torace, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, alienage orcitizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status,predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other factor protected fromdiscrimination under municipal, state, or federal law. We encourage allinterested, qualified persons to join the National Grid team.

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